Software Engineer, Reliability Engineering

  • Improbable
  • London, UK
  • 06/09/2021
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Job Description

Improbable believes in a future where new, virtual worlds will augment human experience and become as meaningful, lasting and rich as the physical world. We call this the Multiversal Self.
Our platform, SpatialOS, lets developers transcend the limits of regular computation, allowing swarms of servers running in the cloud to cooperate in order to simulate worlds far larger and more complex than any single server could.
At Improbable, you are surrounded by people who want to improve everything and everyone around them, and who compel you to improve yourself. We’re motivated by the fulfilment of solving hard problems to achieve something profound and transformative.
Your Mission
The Developer Effectiveness team is part of the Reliability Engineering organization. It aims to enable our customers to iterate, test, release and operate their high-quality products quickly, reliably, repeatedly, and safely with confidence. We believe these capabilities lead to higher customer satisfaction and more successful and resilient products.
We thrive for faster, more effective, more flexible game development. Our customers are internal teams in Games Technology Unit, First-Party Studios in Games Content Unit and external game studios.Our engineering teams are focused on improving the stability and throughput of the products released by the Game Technology Unit, First Party Studios and external game studios. We want to achieve this through different strategies.

Areas for impact

    • Develop easy to use and useful tools and frameworks to:Track, benchmark and alarm performance metrics
    • Develop capabilities to execute unit, integration, end-to-end and performance tests
    • Collect and display stack-trace and crash dumps
    • Implement the automation for repetitive tasks (report generation, playtests, dashboarding)Implement continuous integration and delivery practices
    • Maximising developer effectiveness through reducing friction and making the right thing to do, easy and efficient
    • Educate teams to the software development best practices via consultancy, communities of practice, bottom up grassroots
    • Being the domain expert and voice of quality and reliability through testing, automation, continuous integration, delivery and monitoring

We'd like to hear from you if you identify with the following

    • Strong Object-Oriented software programming and design knowledge with one or more of the following: Java, C#, C++, Go
    • Developed software using Agile and modern development practices, including test automation at the various levels (i.e. unit, integration, end-to-end, performance tests).
    • Love solving hard problems and developing simple tools and processes so everyone can solve those hard problems.
    • Have the ability and desire to help other developers improve their development, workflow and testing practices.
    • Released software in production via continuous integration and delivery systems (i.e. Jenkins, Buildkite, or other commercial solutions) and familiar with their setup and maintenance.
    • Experience identifying bottlenecks and improving workflow and developer experience for other developers.
    • Experience with game engines (Unreal, Unity), game development and testing best practices.
    • Comfortable working in an environment with a high level of ambiguity.
    • Familiar with cloud services (i.e. Microsoft Azure, Google GCP or Amazon AWS)

While we think the above experience could be important, we’re keen to hear from people that believe they have valuable experience to bring to the role. If you identify with the team and mission, but not all of our requirements, then please still apply!!
About UsImprobable is determined to foster an environment where people can do their best work and feel like they belong. We believe a healthy culture, strong values and contribution from a diverse range of individuals will help us to achieve success.We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.Life at ImprobableDiversity, inclusion & belonging